16 Easy Halloween Desserts Ideas and Recipes

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Make this year’s Halloween a real celebration by baking your own spooky treats! Bring them to a pot-luck, or get your kids involved and enjoy them at home. We’ve collected 16 easy Halloween Desserts and recipes to help you get inspired!

From mummy pumpkin cookies to bat Oreos, these treats are so fun to make and great for a Halloween party!

Witch Hat Cookies

These cute little cookies couldn’t be easier to make! All you need is a box of cake mix, some frosting, Hershey’s Kisses, and food coloring! 

Mummy Pumpkin Cookies

These flaky cookies are made with refrigerated pie crusts! You’ll love the combination of creamy pumpkin, cream cheese, and warm spices. 

Milk Chocolate Stuffed Jack-o-lantern Cookies

Your kids will love these pumpkin shaped chocolate sandwich cookies! The recipe makes 30 cookies and they’re ready to enjoy in just 45 minutes! 

Spider Cookies

Your kids will love these spider cookies, and they couldn’t be easier to make! Grab some store-bought sugar cookies or make your own, and create the spider with an Oreo cookie, some icing, and edible eyes! Get the whole family involved in the fun! 

Halloween Monster Chocolate Bark

This fun Halloween-themed bark is loaded with your favorite candy bars! They’re easy to prepare and are guaranteed to be a hit at your Halloween get-together. 

Candy Corn White Chocolate Cookies

If your kids love Candy Corn, surprise them with these colorful Candy Corn cookies! They’re sure to be a hit and are easy to make!  

Monster Cookies

Get as creative as you want with these colorful cookies! They’re perfect for a Halloween party, or a child’s birthday celebration! 

Tombstone Cookies

The next time your kid has to bring a treat to school for Halloween, make these tombstone cookies! They take just 20 minutes, and you can get creative with the icing and the decorations! 

Halloween Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

You kids will love these cookies shaped like mummies and spiders! The cookies only need 3 ingredients, and once they’re baked, you and your kids can have fun decorating them! 

Halloween Sprinkle Cookies

These rich cookies can be decorated with orange and black for Halloween, or with pastel colors for Easter! They can be enjoyed at any time of the year. 

Ghost Cookies

These cute ghost-shaped cookies have just 3 ingredients! They only take 10 minutes to make and would be great tucked into your kid’s lunch bag. 

Monster Eyeball Cookies

This recipe uses cookie mix for a quick and simple Halloween treat. The tasty cookies are decorated with edible eyes for a fun treat! 

Boo Bites

These bite-sized shortbread cookies will be a hit at a kid’s Halloween party. They take about 30 minutes to make and are full of fun colors.  

Bat Oreos

Get your kids involved in these fun bat cookies. They take about 20 minutes to make, and you’ll only need 5 ingredients including popsicle sticks!  

Black Cat Cookies

The faces of these black cat cookies are made with M&Ms and Candy Corn! This would be a fun activity to have with your kids on a Saturday afternoon. 

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Halloween Cookie Cake

This cake-sized cookie is filled with chocolate chips and decorated with spider web icing! The recipe serves 12 – perfect for a kid’s Halloween party! Serve it with ice cream and chocolate syrup.

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Witch Hat Cookies

Easy Halloween Witch Hat Cookies Recipe

By: Izzy
Witch hat cookies are cute little cookies that couldn’t be easier to make! All you need is a box of cake mix, some frosting, Hershey’s Kisses, and food coloring
Total: 30 minutes
Servings: 24


  • 1 box devil’s food cake mix, plus ingredients called for on the box (oil, eggs etc.)
  • 1 cup vanilla frosting
  • food coloring, orange, purple and green colors or similar
  • 24 Hershey’s kisses


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat.
  • In a medium bowl, blend cake mix, oil and eggs until soft dough forms. Shape into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on baking sheet.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes until set. Cool 5 minutes before removing to a rack to cool for 20 minutes.
  • Divide frosting into 3 small bowls. Tint each with several drops of food coloring as desired.
  • Using a pastry bag and small tip, pipe a 1-inch circle of frosting into the center of each cookie. Place a chocolate kiss on top followed by optional sprinkles.


Make Ahead: These cookies store well in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Nutrition information provided is an estimate only and will vary based on ingredient brands and cooking methods used.

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About Izzy

I'm Izzy, a food lover and photographer. Here you’ll find a collection of simple recipes that are perfect for busy people. My blog aims to help you make and enjoy delicious and healthy food at home.

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